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Veterinary Surgical Oncology

Simon T. Kudnig (Editor), Bernard Seguin (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-8138-0542-9
620 pages
May 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Veterinary Surgical Oncology provides in-depth coverage of surgical techniques for treating cancer in small animal patients. Organized by body system, each chapter presents detailed, well-illustrated descriptions of surgical procedures, with additional information on diagnostic testing, aftercare, outcomes, and prognosis. Edited and authored by members of the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncologists, Veterinary Surgical Oncology's comprehensive coverage of surgical treatments for cancer provides an invaluable decision-making tool and is equally useful for veterinary surgeons and veterinary oncologists.

The book begins with introductory chapters on the principles of surgical oncology, multimodal therapy, and interventional radiology, then presents chapters on surgical techniques in all anatomical structures, including procedures not well covered in existing literature. The first book to focus on the surgical aspects of cancer treatment, Veterinary Surgical Oncology is an essential reference for anyone with an interest in surgical oncology.

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix

Preface xiii

1 Principles of Surgical Oncology 3
Nicole Ehrhart, William T.N. Culp

2 Multimodal Therapy 15
Tania A. Banks

3 Interventional Oncology 35
William T.N. Culp

4 Skin and Subcutaneous Tumors 55
Stewart Ryan, Erik G.H. Wouters, Sebastiaan van Nimwegen, Jolle Kirpensteijn

5 Head and Neck Tumors 87
Sara A. Ayres, Julius M. Liptak

6 Oral Tumors 119
Julius M. Liptak, B. Duncan X. Lascelles

7 Alimentary Tract 179
William T.N. Culp, Ryan P. Cavanaugh, Earl F. Calfee III, Paolo Buracco, Tania A. Banks

8 Respiratory Tract and Thorax 273
Marina Martano, Sarah Boston, Emanuela Morello, Stephen J. Withrow

9 Cardiovascular System 329
Simon T. Kudnig, Eric Monnet

10 Reproductive System 341
Maurine J. Thomson, Tara A. Britt

11 Urinary Tract 365
Nicholas J. Bacon, James P. Farese

12 Eyelids, Eye, and Orbit 383
B. Duncan X. Lascelles, Michael Davidson

13 Endocrine System 405
Bernard Séguin, Lisa Brownlee, Peter J. Walsh

14 Hemolymphatic System 443
Christine C. Warzee

15 Nervous System 465
Elaine R. Caplan

16 Musculoskeletal System 491
Julius M. Liptak, William S. Dernell, James P. Farese, Deanna R. Worley

Index 569

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Author Information

Simon T. Kudnig, BVSc, MVS, MS, FACVSc, DACVS, is a referral surgeon at the Melbourne Veterinary Specialist Centre, Victoria, Australia.

Bernard Séguin, DVM, MS, DACVS, is an Associate Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Offers detailed surgical procedures for operating on tumors in small animals
  • Includes information on diagnostic testing, aftercare, outcomes, and prognosis
  • Logically organized by body system
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of surgical treatments for cancer
  • Covers key topics such as biopsy principles, imaging modalities, cosmetic and functional outcome, and adjuvant therapy
  • Highly illustrated throughout, with more than 750 images
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Reviews

“A must for every surgeon willing to go beyond the simple removal of a lump!.”  (Vet Nurses Today, 1 January 2013)

“It is a welcome addition to my bookshelf and I would recommend it to others without hesitation.”  (Veterinary Record, 16 February 2013)

“This book is highly informative and an excellent aid to practicing surgeons. The quality and completeness of the information is unparalleled in the veterinary textbook literature. The book excels because of its inclusion of previously neglected conditions, the handy and applicable summary of published recommendations for treatment, and the quality and quantity of detailed illustrations demonstrating surgical technique.”  (Doody’s, 4 January 2013)

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